Links for the Week of 17 February


Summer Opportunities

Call for applicants for archaeological opportunities near Vesuvius: http://www.apollineproject.org/dig.html

Study Greek or the Ancient World in Athens: http://www.norwinst.gr/uk/greek-studies-on-site-summer-2013.html (via @Horatiana)

AIRC Field School: http://saverome.wordpress.com/2013/01/09/applications-open-archaeology-field-school-2013/ (via @AIRomanCulture)

AIRC Programs to learn Latin and learn about Rome for high school and college students: http://romanculture.org/page/summer-programs via @AIRomanCulture)

Contests

Naming the moons of Pluto: http://www.plutorocks.com (via @bretmulligan and @TheIrisProject)

Call for Papers

Digital Classics London is looking for papers; abstracts due by 22 March: http://www.stoa.org/archives/1647 (via @palaeofuturist)

Latin in the News

Links to video and transcript of the Pope’s resignation, with an article about the reporter who knew Latin: http://saverome.wordpress.com/2013/02/13/how-latin-and-twitter-helped-a-journalist/ (via @SaveRome and @NorRJ23)

Resources

Lacus Curtius is putting all of Caesar online: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Caesar/home.html (via @LacusCurtius)

Artifacts

Lead bread stamp: http://aroundchester.blogspot.com/2013/02/roman-lead-bread-stamp.html (via @jntribolo)

Reconstructions

Reconstructions of Romantic Roma artifacts: http://flavias.blogspot.co.uk/2011/08/romantic-ten-roman-artifacts.html


About Lydia Haile Fassett

Lydia is the Editor of CANEPress and is currently on maternity leave from teaching Latin and Classics at Academy Hill School in Springfield, MA. Her research interests include the use of technology in the classroom, Roman textiles, the Classical tradition, and Suetonius. Follow her on Twitter via @magistrahf.